aleurometer definition

  • noun:
    • An instrument employed for the examination of crude gluten concerning its energy of distending consuming heat, as a method of judging regarding the value of a flour for breadmaking.
    • An instrument for identifying the expansive properties, or high quality, of gluten in flour.
    • a musical instrument devised by M. Boland, about 1849, for ascertaining the bread-making qualities of wheaten flour.
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